PRISM

Tags Staff

PRISM logo

PRISM (Pitt’s Real-Time Integrated Solutions for Management) is the University of Pittsburgh’s financial ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system, provided powered by Oracle's E-Business Suite of applications.

 

About This Service

Key Features

  • General Ledger: General Ledger is the ultimate repository of all financial data. Payroll, Purchasing, Payment Processing, and the other financial applications all feed data into the General Ledger application. Monthly online financial activity reports, known as Level Reports, are generated from General Ledger data. End users of the application can look up account activity, create journal entries, and run reports.
  • Salaried Personnel Activity Report (SPAR): The SPAR application is the University of Pittsburgh-developed labor distribution system. Effort percentages representing the various work activities (teaching, sponsored research, public service, administration, etc.) of each salaried employee are entered on the individual’s SPAR. These percentages serve as the basis for University payroll distribution and for effort certification on federal sponsored awards.
  • Research Proposal and Accounting (RPA): RPA is a centralized application for the post-award accounting, administration, and management of sponsored projects at the University.  Department user have limited access to view new award activations.
  • Payables: PRISM Payables is a centralized application used for processing invoices, creating payments and maintaining University supplier information. Access to the Payables application is limited to Payment Processing and the Accounts Payable areas for each of the regional campuses.
  • Purchasing: The University's primary purchasing application is the PantherExpress system for ordering goods and services.  POs from PantherExpress are imported into PRISM Purchasing on a nightly basis.

Service Request Forms

Prism Access Request Form Prism Setup for Departments/Divisions

Prism Central User Access

Getting and Using This Service

How do I access this service?

How do I request this service?

Submit a ticket by clicking the Request Help button on the upper right hand corner of this page.

Who can use this service?

Staff

Support and Hours

Status

Status of Service Offering 

How do I get help?

Submit a ticket by clicking the Request Help button on the upper right hand corner of this page.

Alternate Support Process

Technical assistance from Oracle is obtained through submission of service requests/help tickets directly to Oracle Support, if needed.

 
Request Help

Related Articles (8)

Information about PRISM Purchasing
General Ledger is the ultimate repository of all financial data. Payroll, Purchasing, Payment Processing, and the other financial applications all feed data into the General Ledger application. Monthly online financial activity reports, known as Level Reports, are generated from General Ledger data. End users of the application can look up account activity, create journal entries, and run reports.
Forms and instructions to access PRISM
PRISM Payables is a centralized application used for processing invoices, creating payments and maintaining University supplier information. Access to the Payables application is limited to Payment Processing and the Accounts Payable areas for each of the regional campuses.
Training materials for PRISM
Research Proposal and Accounting (RPA) is a centralized application used by Sponsored Projects Accounting for the post-award accounting, administration, and management of sponsored projects at the University.
Information about Toad for Oracle Xpert Edition
Information about travel and expense management

Details

Service ID: 29
Created
Tue 5/23/23 4:11 PM
Modified
Thu 10/26/23 2:57 PM